Bacteria on poultry, cattle, and sheep can contaminate meat and milk of these animals. Chief raw food sources: raw poultry, meat, and unpasteurized milk.
Symptoms, Diarrhea, abdominal cramping, fever, and sometimes bloody stools
Lasts 7-10 days.Generally 2-5 days after eating.
The most commonly used antibiotics are azithromycin , levofloxacin and ciprofloxacin
Found in soft cheese, unpasteurized milk, hot dogs and deli meats, imported seafood products, frozen cooked crab meat, cooked shrimp, and cooked surimi.
Symtoms, Fever, headache, nausea, and vomiting.
Last about, 7-30 days after eating
Most normal people spontaneously clear the infection and require no treatment.
Raw meats, poultry, eggs, milk and other dairy products, shrimp, frog legs, yeast, coconut, pasta and chocolate are most frequently involved.
Symptoms, Diarrhea, fever, abdominal cramps, vomiting
Generally 8-12 hours after eating.
Most people recover without treatment.
Meats, poultry, egg products, tuna, potato and macaroni salads, and cream-filled pastries are good environments for these bacteria to produce toxins.
Symptoms, Diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain, cramps, and prostration
Lasts 24-48 hours. Rarely fatal.Generally 30 minutes-8 hours after eating.
E. coli O 157:H7
The organism can be found on a small number of cattle farms and can live in the intestines of healthy cattle.
Symptoms: Severe bloody diarrhea and abdominal cramps; sometimes the infection causes non-bloody diarrhea or no symptoms.
the illness resolves in 5 to 10 days.Last about 2-5 days after eating.
Most people recover without specific treatment in five to 10 days. Antibiotics should not be used for the treatment of E. coli 0157:H7 infection. Studies have shown that some antibiotics may increase the risk of complications.